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No keyboard after factory reset. Can't install keyboard on phone with bluetooth, google play, sd card, etc

I have a Coolpad Quattro with Gingerbread 2.3. I didn't like the keyboards that came with the phone so I deleted them and got another one from the app store. Because my phone was running slowly, I did ...
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Switch to another keyboard language using stock keyboard

I have an Xperia (SOL21). How can I fast switch to another keyboard language, using the default keyboard? I'm mostly typing in Japanese, but usually swiftly change to Swedish and English (on a ...
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Keyboard stucks in lock screen on my Galaxy S5

If I use the keyboard in a texting app or somewhere and the screen locked automatically, keyboard stucks at the lockscreen and it looks really weird. This is a screenshot of what is happening on my ...
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How to switch input method quickly on Android?

Since I need to use many different input methods at the same time so I wonder if there is a way to switch input method faster than pulling down the notification bar and clicking select input method?
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How can I change the default currency key on Swype keyboard?

In Swype Settings I have the language set to "UK English" yet for some reason when I'm typing the currency symbol (long-press on s) is a dollar sign ($) not a pound sign (£), if I press SYM the dollar ...
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How can I write in Tamil language with Google Handwriting Input?

OS - Android 4.4.2 Phone - Huawei Honor 6 UI - EmotionUI 2.3 I want to add additional language (Tamil language) under Settings - Language & Input - Language, how can I add it? If I could add ...
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How can I set my external keyboard to use a Dvorak layout?

I am using Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 (Android 3.1 Honeycomb) with Logitech Bluetooth keyboard. I don't want to use a Dvorak layout for my on-screen keyboard like the other discussion here. I only want ...
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How to display the on screen keyboard when Bluetooth keyboard is connected

I use a Bluetooth keyboard with a variety of Android devices. Most versions of Android (below 4.2.2) when the external keyboard is connected the on-screen keyboard is still available. When I pair ...
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Chinese: keyboard: Inserting HanYu PinYin

I am making my own personal list of chinese hanzi along with what their pronounciation sounds like in pinyin. What should I do to enable the diacritics of Chinese pinyin which appear on top of ...
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Google Keyboard vs Android Keyboard (AOSP)

Is there a difference between Google Keyboard, which was recently release on the Play Store, and the Android Keyboard (AOSP) in the open source project? Update: I need the difference from a feature ...
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Getting rid of annoying radial clock

So Google changed their alarm clock and calendar a while ago so that instead of entering exact numbers with a num pad like a normal person (left image), you have to start searching for the exact spot ...
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How do I make a backtick with a bluetooth keyboard?

My android bluetooth keyboard doesn't have a backtick, but it has function buttons.
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Custom configuration of bluetooth keyboard

Is it possible to customise the key configuration of my bluetooth keyboard? I use the escape key very frequently with unix applications, and my bluetooth keyboard needs two simultaneous keypresses for ...
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Remove one word from Nexus 5 autocorrect [duplicate]

My phone likes to change "ny" to "NY" rather than the word I actually mean: "my" Is there any way to take NY out of the spellcheck, or make it always change ny to my?
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external usb keyboard not fully working on android tablet

I have two Android tablets. I connected an external keyboard via USB and the only key that is working is backspace, other keys don't work. What can I do to solve this problem?
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Keyboard keeps crashing in Cyanogenmod 10.1.3

I am running Cyanogenmod 10.1.3 on my Samsung Galaxy SII (GT-I9100), and starting yesterday my keyboard continuously crashes with the following message: Unfortunately, Android keyboard (AOSP) has ...
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How to get disappeared keyboard back?

I am using Android 5 and, on rare occasions, my keyboard disappears or becomes unavailable when I enter editable fields in different apps (browser, FB, etc). Once that happens, what can I do, other ...
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What is the shortcut to change input language when using hardware keyboard?

I have connected a USB windows keyboard to my tablet. However, regular windows input language switching shortcut do not work on android. What is angular keys to change input language?
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Trying to remap my hardware buttons

Since I have a broken back button I have remapped my buttons in such a way that my original volume up button functions as a menu button, and my original menu button as the back button. I've done this ...
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What the s*!+ do I do to make the 4.2 swipe keyboard stop censoring me?

The new swype-style keyboard on my 4.2.1 updated Galaxy Nexus is great. However, when I attempt to express myself more colorfully, the swiping action does not yield the word I would like to write. ...
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Disable slide captialisation in Android slide keyboard

Auto-capitalisation, that turns letter case to upper, but stops actual word sliding, when I start sliding from Shift key instead of z or a, simply drives me crazy. Is there any way to disable it, so ...
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Bluetooth keyboard pairs but does not appear as an input device?

I purchased a bluetooth keyboard to use with my lenovo ideatab a2107 which runs android 4.0.3. The specific keyboard is the: Anker® Ultra Slim Bluetooth Wireless Keyboard for iPad Mini, iPad 4, New ...
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Remove the “Change keyboard” button in lollipop

The button interferes with typing. My hand accidentally hits the button constantly prompting a pop up. Very annoying. The button is in the lower right corner:
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Cannot configure keyboard input language anymore

On my Xperia S /ICS, I had English and German language input configured. Worked as expected, could switch language on the keyboard. Then I installed a keyboard app and later uninstalled it. Now ...
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Where's the auto-replace function of the keyboard

I've looked in the whole parameters of my Nexus 5 (Lollipop 5.1) and I can't find the way to customize the auto-replace function. What I want to do is simple, I want some abbreviation like asap to be ...
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usb keyboard detected but wont work

As the title says, I have a USB keyboard setup on my tablet and it shows it in the input section, but it won't work. It worked fine for a while but one day it just stopped working. I've tried 3 ...
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Samsung Soft Keyboard Keeps Popping Up when Bluetooth Keyboard in Use on Galaxy Note 10.1 with Android 4.1.2

Models: Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, GT-N8013 (WiFi) and SCH-I925 (4G LTE) Android version 4.1.2 I've been experiencing problems with the overly aggressive Samsung soft keyboard popping up whenever I ...
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Stock phone key history

Is it possible to find key log history on my Samsung S3 while using Google Keyboard? I lost something that I typed earlier.
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Is there any way to manually bring up the keyboard?

In most cases where the keyboard is needed, it pops up automatically. However, I am trying to play Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup Webtiles on my tablet, and it does not bring up the keyboard. Is there any ...
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Disabling smiley key on keyboards with the stock messaging app in ICS

I'm using a custom ROM for ICS on my Samsung Galaxy S. I like being able to create a new line in a text message, but the 'enter' key on all keyboards I use (though primarily Swype) is replaced with a ...
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missing default english keyboard ime

My tablet has the English language as an option. but under keyboard and input methods, chinese is the only option. Is there a way I can install the default android english ime?
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how to turn on keyboard on my DL700D tablet

i have a DL700D tablet. I can't get it off voice typing to keyboard, key board won't come up?
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Android: after reboot, google keyboard has stopped, Can i catch it?

My app is launcher default and has edittext, After reboot machine, while running playing and on focus to edittext, keyboard is not shown and error pops out: “Unfortunately Google Keyboard has stopped ...
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Spell Checker error - unsupported language

Almost each day (sometimes even more than once a day) I get the application crash. The bugreport dump shows the same source of the problem each time. Crash of spellchecker due to unhandled exception - ...
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Stop auto correction of dont to Dont

I've got almost the same question as the one here however the accepted solution is not working for me. Whenever I type the word dont the google keyboard automatically corrects it to Dont (capitalizes ...
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Send shift+enter to facebook comment field?

What would be the easiest way to allow me to send shift-enter to Facebook comment field from my Nexus 10, to write multi-paragraph comments? The built-in keyboard doesn't seem to be able to do this.
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Android default keyboard phoning home to Google?

I installed CyanogenMod 11 on my HTC One (M8) the other day and, so far, have only installed DAVdroid for contact synchronization and Network Log. So, out of curiousity, I let Network Log run when I ...
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How can I force-set language for voice type

I have Motorola Razr XT925 running KitKat (4.4.2). I have set three input languages in my language settings. When I am using voice typing, there is a language combo box with which shows 'Default: ...
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Swipe option missing on JellyBean keyboard

I have Micromax A116 running on 4.2 JellyBean, rooted and using NatureWiz HD rom. However, I don't have swipe feature on my keyboard. Am I missing some settings that I have to turn on?
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Emoticon on keyboard support and Android version

I am wondering since what version Android emoticon have been added?
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How do I clear keyboard/autocorrect history on the Galaxy s4?

I let my younger cousins play on my S4 from time to time, but now I have found that all the words they have used are the first to come up when I use my phone to text. It has gotten quite irritating. ...
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Highlight autocorrected words

I've been using my Android phone for typing more lately, and decided to turn on autocorrect to try it out (it was off by default). While it's handy, as the entirety of the internet already knows it's ...
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Unwanted underlined in words when using Fleksy Keyboard

I have recently downloaded Fleksy Keyboard from the Play Store. I am facing issue with it. Although the issue is not so much important but I don't want it. Whenever I tried to type word, my word are ...
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How do I type umlauts and other special characters with Swype?

I can change the swype-interpreting language, but the keyboard doesn't show me any special symbols. HTC Incredible with Swype 2.4.44.10912.t100 (have not updated to Dec beta, yet). I just want to ...
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Bluetooth Keyboard won't automatically connect

I have a Logitech k810 Bluetooth keyboard, which can switch between 3 devices with corresponding buttons. I have it paired with my Windows 7 laptop, a Tablet, and an HTC Rezound with Andorid 4.0.3. I ...
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Install keyboard on Android Wear

I've got an Android wear device.(the LG G Watch) And I installed some APK apps via ADB. How can I install a keyboard on Android Wear that I can use in apps I installed with ADB? I tried plugging in a ...
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Cause of HTC MyTouch Slide Random Reboots

I just bought a brand new HTC MyTouch Slide phone, so new it doesn't have a SIM card yet, but it reboots every time I slide out the slider. Sometimes it is a little delayed, but it is always while I ...
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Nexus Player (Android TV): multi language keyboard

On my Nexus Player I have an option to choose multiple languages for whole system, but on keyboard I can't change language from English to anything else. Is there any way to have multi language ...
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Is it possible to remove unnecessary letters from android-provided keyboard?

I have got letters like ż ŗ ï æ ç ñ etc. on my phone's keyboard (generic android-provided keyboard). But in my language (Slovak), we don't use these. I often make typos when writing, so is it possible ...